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. protestors marched in the streets, demanding justice for andy lopez. details of the rally coming up. and police are searching for someone who could hold the key to understanding lynne first spalding's death at san francisco general hospital. good morning. it is wednesday, october 30th. i'm james fletcher. and im anny hong family and friends gathered together to remeber 13 year old andy lopez. they said their goodbyes to , him last night at his public funeral. many who attended the funeral did not know lopez but wanted to show there support. andy's mother was so upset and overcome by grief she kept her face hidden. while many friends say they are trying to remember the good times they had with him. 13 year old andy lopez was funeral tonight. he was shot seven times october 22nd - as he carried a replica gun that a deputy thought was a real assault rifle. now - there's a growing divide between the people of santa rosa and the police force. kron 4's j.r. stone has the story. andy lopez was shot seven times by sonoma county sheriff erick gelhaus on october 22nd as he was carrying a repl
in santa rosa today to protest the shooting of 13-year-old andy lopez. kpix 5 reporter is live there and, kate, this is expected to be the largest demonstration yet. >> that's right, michelle. there is a lot of discontent towards law enforcement in this community. today, nearly 1500 demonstrators are expect today pack on the pressure at yet another rally. as you -- as this is going on, we're also learning new details about the sheriff's deputy who shot andy lopez last week. he's identified as 48-year-old gelhaus. hees been with the sonoma county sheriff's department for more than 20 years. gelhaus is also a field training officer and firearm instructor. the sheriff's office says his deputies feel terrible about what happened. >> horrible tragedy for all involved. >> gelhaus is a veteran of the iraq war and contributor to several gun web sites and mack sooens. meanwhile take a look at lopez memorial. there is very little sympathy for gelhaus for andy lopez. to walk out of class again at 10:00 this morning, and demonstrators streets not the sidewalks. reporting live in santa rosa. back to
. the teen andy lopez was armed with a pellet gun. kpix 5's andria borba spoke with a man who says the same deputy pulled a gun on him two months ago. >> reporter: it was august 21 around 8:30 a.m. when 57-year-old jeffrey westbrook of santa rosa was carpooling to work on highway 101 when he was pulled over by sonoma county sheriff's deputy erick gelhaus. >> reporter: i felt something not right with him. >> reporter: jeff pulled over in this black bmw and on a narrow shoulder and steep hillside. jeff says he offered to make more room for gelhaus to stand when a simple traffic stop for failing to use a blinker went sideways. >> s the car started to move he screams turn the car off. i'm still looking at him he pulled his weapon out and now point-blank. >> reporter: jeff says the gun's barrel was a foot from his head. >> i never had a gunpoint at me. >> reporter: he says that's when gelhaus told him to get out of the car and it happened again. >> when he asked me to, you know, if i had weapons he actually went to the gun the second time. >> reporter: jeff later learned a car matching his was
-- planned today for the police shooting of a teen boy rallying in the name of 13-year-old andy lopez in downtown santa rosa. new information about deputy would shot lopez: 48-year-old erick gelhaus is a 24-year veteran of the department, a firearms instructor who has written articles for law enforcement on the use of deadly force. >> it is maddening. they used excessive force. >> we can never take back what happened. we can express our sympathy and our sorrow to the lopez family and the community. >> lopez was carrying a realistic-looking assault rifle that shoots pellet that closely resembled an ak-47. deputies stopped him and ordered him to drop it and opened fire hitting him seven times killing him. officials are saying leave all toy weapons like this one at home. yesterday, the sheriff told abc7 news that he did not believe ratism was involved saying that the sheriff has done much in the past three years to build bridges specifically with the latino community. >> new details this morning on the deadly crash that least a peninsula couple dead. the driver accused of hitting them is
of a 13-year o boy. investigators say andy lopez pointed a toy gun at gelhaus and another deputy. sheriff says gelhaus - who s been with the department for .. feels terrib >>> as sonoma county deputies prepared barricades for what is expected to be yet another large demonstration, their colleague is on administrative league following the shooting of a 13-year-old boy. investigators say andy lopez pointed a toy gun at gelhaus and another deputy. the sheriff says gelhaus has been with the department for 20 years and feels terrible. >> it's a horrible tragedy for all involved. >> but here at the neighborhood memorial where more than a hundred mourners have gathered for the sixth night in a row, there is no evidence of any sympathy for the deputy in this matter. >> what do you feel toward that deputy? >> i'm mad. it sucks to lose one of my friends. >> deputy gelhaus has been a prolific contributor to several gun web sites and police magazines. a veteran of the war in iraq, gelhaus was commissioned to write an article for swat magazine in 2008 to talk about how to survive an ambush. describe t
a huge march for andy lopez. he is the 13-year-old boy shot and killed by a sonoma county sheriff's deputy. ktvu channel 2 reporter aleck savage there at the memorial for andy lopez and alex we understand that groups from outside the area now planning to take part today. >> reporter: yeah we did just learn that occupy oakland is in fact planning to bus people from the plaza up here to santa rosa to take part in the large march later on today in the area. there's a growing sense of frustration in the community over the shooting of lopez which happened right here in the field. and you can see a memorial is growing in this area. hundreds are expected to march later on today to protest this deadly shooting of the 13-year- old boy by a sonoma county sheriff's deputy. at about noon the march will wind up at the sonoma county sheriff's department offices on ventura avenue. now county offices, city hall, and the courthouse will all close at lunchtime in response to what is expected to be the largest demonstration yet over last week's shooting. the middle school student was shot seven time
the largest protest yet in the killing of 13-year-old andy lopez in santa rosa. we're also learning more about the sheriff's deputy who shot lopez last week. he's identified as 48-year-old eric g gelhaus. he has been with the vf's department for more than 20 years. the sheriff says his deputy feels terrible about what happened. >> this is a horrible tragedy for all involved. >> deputy gelhaus is a veteran of the iraq war and a has been a contributor to several gun web sites and police magazines. >>> marjorie is due in court today to be arraigned for the deaths of two people at menlo park last week. the 54-year-old redwood city woman couldn't make it to court yesterday because she was in the medical ward at san mateo county jail. >> rietzell is charged with killing kamal and as they walked their dog along the street thursday night. leaving behind, now, three teenage children. reitzell is on probation from drunk-driving conviction from last fall. >>> 15 san francisco firefighters have been awarded $3.7 million in an age discrimination case. the firefighters challenge results of a test they took
are learning more details on the death of a 13 year-old ind the boy andy lopez who was shot had toy replica guns the police thought that it was a real gun. will tran? >> reporter: the santa rosa police department is investigating this. i am at the scene, last tuesday, this was a field but according to the community it is turned into a crime scene. he was carrying his rifle gun. and it was a toy gun there was no way that the deputies could of known the difference. they said that he should ha dropped the replica. deputies felt threatened and opened fire. since then, there has been one of march. there was one on friday that wa many. and now, the one to make sure that the prosecutors will do a thorough job. with a 5 hour rally. portions of santa rosa, and also going to santa rosa of making sure that they understand that they are very upset over this shooting. he was only a 13 year-old boy. he had also, that he was carrying a replica guns. the deputies that fired should have known the difference >> thank-you. wheat to know more about that deputy that fired the shots. 48 year-old eric galhous he
, demanding justice for andy lopez. details of the rally coming up. and police are searching for someone who could hold the key to understanding lynne spalding's death at san francisco general hospital. we'll have the latest in a live report. and just what is that barge floating off treasure island. and what does google have to do with it. family and friends gathered to say their final goodbyes to 13-year-old andy lopez, he was the teen shot and killed by police last week. another protest is planned for today. kron4's mike pelton and live in santa rosa with details. >>: over the past week we've seen protests and careers here and santa rosa. pitt marking one week since his death last nine community members came out for the funeral mass. perry conceded lopez as friends and family caring and the cascades for the resurrection parish church. many who attended were white, andy's favorite color. --and more white. -- wore. authorities say after lopez did not comply with verbal commands to drop the replica ak-47 the deputy fired out as fear for his safety. last and i you could hear the heartbreak tha
of a teen boy. a large crowd of demonstrators is expected to rally in the name of 13-year-old andy lopez downtown at noon. this morning, there is new information of the deputy would shot lopez. 48-year-old erick gelhaus is 24-year veteran of the department and a firearms instructor who has written articles for law enforcement on the use of deadly force. >> we can never take back what happened. we can express sympathy and sorrow to the family and the community. the way to make it invite to cooperate fully with the investigation being conducted by the police departments. >> lopez was carrying a realistic-looking rifle that shoots pellets and closely resell -- resembled an ac47. believe racism was involved as they have done much in three years to build bridgely specifically with the latino community. officials are asking anyone attending the demonstration leave all toy weapons at home. that roast is planned for today at noon. in the newsroom for abc7 news. >> the accused drunk driver charmed with hitting and killing a menlo park couple will enter a plea in court. we are finding out more abo
shot and killed by a sheriff's deputy. deputies say 13-year-old, andy lopez, was carrying a replica assault weapon when he was shot and killed. the police department later found out that gun wasn't real. >> he had dreams and someone took that away from him. he had a life to live and he only was able to live it to 13. that is hard. >> hundreds gathered at his memorial service sunday. maligned >> a sea of mourners wore white shirts with photos of andy on them. the family says the teen and his siblings are good children that were raised well. they say they will have an account set up for people who would like to donate to andy lopez's funeral. >> the men sampras's go police say shot after an attempted robbery and assault in the marina district remains in the hospital this morning. the incident happened about 1:00 p.m. yesterday afternoon. police say that the suspect tried to rob someone using the atm at chestnut and paris. the suspect fired seven rounds and ran down the street. when police arrived the hispanic male suspect took off running then, officers said that he turned towards him
for 13-year-old andy lopez and a fair investigation. they are more angry than ever learning about what happened the afternoon of the shooting. a santa rosa police lieutenant confirmed it was ten seconds between when erick gelhaus reported there was a person with a gun and when the deputy reported shots fired. >> i have teenagers. this is hurt will. >> he yelled at the subject twice to drop the weapon and he did not do that but he turned to face the deputies. >> erick gelhaus fired when the muzzle was pointed at him. he thought it was an ak-47 but we know it was a pellet gun. erick gelhaus fired eight times and hit by seven bullets. the police want to be transparent with the community which is why they are releasing the news of the investigation. >> san jose police chief is calling for a meeting with recruits in latest move to prevent new officers from leaving the force. this is after revelations that half of the latest police academy graduate class is considering positions elsewhere. five graduates have left and some city leaders suggest plans including the possibility of charges new o
from -- these are live pictures from santa rosa where a memorial for andy lopez continues to grow as he will be laid to rest later today. and more protests are scheduled later today. that's why we're also live in oakland. who will be bussed in today and why their presence is raising some eyebrows. that's coming up in a live report. welcome to "mornings on 2." i'm tori campbell. >> good morning. i'm dave clark. >>> we're gonna check your weather and traffic. how does it look, steve? >> cloudy to mostly cloudy. light sprinkles out there. more toward santa rosa down to monterey. some of it not showing up on the radar. snow showing up for one more day. a lot of this will start to push off to the lee side. at least there's a rain/snow mix up there. gilroy, .15 rain. celine knauss, .04. watsonville, .03. a few sprinkles. mostly cloudy. cool to cold. partly sunny this afternoon. cool, breezy. as the low moves out, i think the breeze will pick up. 40s and 50s. if it weren't for the cloud cover we'd be much, much cooler. we're losing a lot of the breeze. it will probably pick up. san francisco,
county deputy who shot and killed 13-year old andy lopez last week in santa rosa. the deputy has been been identified as 48-year-old erick gelhaus. a 24-year veteran of the sheriff's office. he is also a field training officer and firearms instructor. he and another deputy were on patrol when they spotted lopez with what turned out to be a replica a-k-47. several agencies are investigating - including the f.b.i. but it's gelhaus' own words that are putting his actions >> in an article he wrote in swat magazine back in november 2008, he said -- "today is the day you may need to kill someone in order to go home. somebody needs to be in charge, so make a decision." >> and in the same article, he said "when you are caught in an ambush, you need to make your decisions immediately and carry them out just as quickly. you need to shut down the bad guys who initiated the ambush so that you can go home." >> hundreds of people are expected to march through downtown santa rosa tuesday afternoon to protest the fatal shooting of a 13-year-old andy lopez by sonoma county sheriff's deputy erick gelha
protesting the deadly shooting of 13-year-old andy lopez. later today, another march and rally is planned in santa rosa. in the meantime we're getting new information now about the moment that andy lopez was shot. ktvu's pam cook is in our newsroom now with that story. >> we're hearing from a second deputy who was at the scene about the moments during that fatal shooting of 13-year-old andy lopez. now, investigators say the teenager was already more tally wounded by the time a -- mortally wounded by the time he got in position. while the investigation continues, so do the protests and reaction from the community. hundreds of people attended the teenager's funner -- funeral last night. the investigation shows the 13- year-old was holding a bb gun that resembles an ak-47 assault weapon. county leaders say this has led to growing tension between law enforcement officers and the community and county leaders say there needs to be better communication between police and the people. >> that's part of the discussion we're gonna have. what dialogue can owe create to ensure -- can we create to ensu
-year-old andy lopez last week. jeffrey westbrook claims the same deputy erick gelhaus pulled a gun on him two months ago. westbrook says he was carpooling to work on 101 when the deputy pulled him over for failing to use a turn signal. westbrook says he offered to make room for gelhaus to stand on the highway's narrow shoulder. >> as the car starts to move, he screams, turn the car off! and, you know, as i'm still looking at him, he pulled his weapon out and now he is just point-blank. >> westbrook is in the process of filing a formal complaint against gelhaus. gelhaus right now is on administrative leave following the lopez shooting. a lawyer for deputy gelhaus told the "san francisco chronicle," gelhaus and another deputy thought andy lopez's gun was a real ak-47. >>> a mother couldn't hide her emotions after her son was found guilty of crimes that could lock him up for decades. >> i love you, baby! >> a marin county jury convicted 19-year-old max wade of grand theft auto and attempted murder. the stolen car with celebrity chef guy fierro yellow lamborghini that was taken from
by a sonoma county sheriff deputy. friends and family held a service for 13-year-old andy lopez fatally shot on tuesday afternoon while walking with a toy rifle that she assembled an ak-47. the deputy told lopez to drop the weapon but he turned and pointed it at hilt. the deputy feared for his life and opened fire. the f.b.i. has joined local agencies looking into the shooting. >> a district attorney is expected to open an investigation today into a senior living facility accused of leashing patients to fend for themselves. the sheriff deupties found 14 disabled patients on saturday. the staff left after officials ordered the facility closed last week. three workers including a janitor, stayed, without pay, to care for the patients. owner's attorney said there was sufficient staff. >> i will base everything on what the paramedics say. we are in law enforcement but if the medics are saying we need to getten to the hop, i go with what they say. >> the attorney says it is a misunderstanding and the owner is ill. the company owns two other facilities operating licenses that were revoked in those
of a teenager. a crowd of demonstrators is expected to rally in the name of children-year-old andy lopez in downtown santa rosa at noon. the funeral will take place today at 5:00 at the resurrection parish church in santa rosa. we have new information about the sonoma, sheriff deputy who shot lopez seven times after the boy flashed a realistic looking assault rifle. 48-year-old erick gelhaus is 24-year veteran of the force and firearms instructor and written on use of force advising officers to turn on the so-called mean gene when they need it. >> the city and county of san francisco have been hit with a lawsuit over an accident involving a motorcycle driver and a fire truck. it has been four months since the accident and no charges have been filed against the fire truck driver, 43-year-old michael quinn. we have exclusive details on the lawsuit. here is our reporter with the story from abc7 news. >> the surveillance video obtained by the network shows what happened, the motorcycle at the top, and the fire truck blows through the red light and send him into a fire high dramatic the he ha
the police shooting of a 13- year-old santa rosa. hundreds of people attended the funeral for andy lopez last night. the young teen was shot to death by a sonoma county sheriff's deputy last week. the boy was holding a bb gun that looked like an ak-47 assault rifle. and the deputy thought it was real. county leaders say more needs to be done to improve the relationship between the community and law enforcement. >> we have to do what key can to pre -- we can to prevent this from occurring again and creating better law enforcement in the community. >> last night's funeral followed a day of protests in santa rosa. the supervisor says he plans to hold public forums to give people a chance to air their concerns. >>> the city of san jose is considering two proposals to keep new officers from leaving the police department. one plan would require officers to pay -- to pay back a share of training costs if they leave within five years. the second proposal calls for the police academy to charge tuition and offer recruits a zero-interest loan. the city would pay back the loans who stay with the departme
sheriff deputy. andy lopez was shot while hold ing an air afault rifle designed to look like an ak-47. the deputy fired eight shots striking him seven times before the second deputy, a trainee, got out of the car. >> the time period between the time the deputy told the diagnosis patcher the observations and when he advised on the radio shots were fired was ten seconds. >> i cannot understand how this happened in such a short, short time. ten seconds and the boy is murdered. >> the officer who fired, erick gelhaus, doesn't remember if he identified himself but the department says that is not a requirement. >> the f.b.i. and the state attorney general will discuss launching an elder abuse investigation against valley springs manor in castro valley accused of abandoning found patients after being shut done on a variety of violations. one patient is still mission after walking away from the facility on friday. the 65-year-old man was last seen wearing a radars shirt, blue pants, black boots and a fishing hat. he walked away in the past. the social services department of the state should h
13-year-old andy lopez, according to the chronicle he told investigators he didn't recall whether he identified himself as an officer before shooting lopez, the boy was holding a bb gun that looked like an ak-47 assault rifle, the deputy said he thought it was real and feared for his life. >> a robbery suspect shot by police is due in court today, he is accused of attacking a man in the marina district, police say he arranged to buy an iphone from the victim and tried to rob him, they say he was shot after he fired what turned out to be blank rounds and pointed a gun at officers, last night police talked about it at a town hall meeting. >> you have a lot of folks questioning the security of their neighborhood and that is why i think the message from the police department needs to be one of reassurance. >> now police released this surveillance video, a photo that is they say shows him holding a gun in broad daylight. he is also facing similar charges in san mateo county. >>> san francisco police chief grigg sur says even he is not immune from crime, a few weeks ago someone broke into
-year-old boy by a sonoma county sheriff deputy. andy lopez was shot while olding an assault rifle designed to look like an ak-47. an attorney for the family said they are filing a federal claim alleging his civil rights were violated. the family is planning a news conference in san francisco on monday to discuss legal action against sonoma county. the "san francisco chronicle" reports that the for who fired the shots, deputy erick gelhaus has hired a lawyer who says he feels for the loss of life but responding properly to a threat. >> the state public utilities commission approved new safety rules for bart and other transit agencies. the vote was nap. the rules go into effect immediately. the new rules come after a deadly accident this month during the bart strike when two bart workers were killed while inspecting tracks. a trainee was operating the train. under the rules, they must immediately create a three listen way communications system between central command, train operators and wayside workers covering san francisco's muni and the santa clara valley transportation authorit
the sheriff's deputy who shot and killed andy lopez. according to reports the deputy involved told investigators he did not remember whether he identified himself as an officer before shooting lopez. lopez was holding a bb gun that looked like an ak-47 assault rifle. the deputy says he thought it was a real gun and feared for his life. >>> in just about an hour the man shot by san francisco police and accused of attempted robbery is due in court. nine-year-old ramel nav are easy is accused of trying of rob a man after using craigslist to arrange to buy an iphone for him, police shot him after he pointed a gun at them and fired what turned out to be blanks, he is facing similar charges in san mateo county. >>> in marin county a 19-year- old convicted of stealing celebrity chef guy fieri's lamborghini is awaiting his sentence, yesterday a jury found max wade guilty of auto theft and possessing a stolen carp, however he was only convicted for one of two attempted murder charges, he was found guilty of attempted murder for firing at a young man who was dating a girl he liked, but not f
n felipe. >> mientras tanto salen detalles del caso de andy lopez asesinado por un oficial, un testigo dijo que lo guardara por que agentes andan detras de el, erick disparo por temer por su vida cuando el menor apunto en su dirección. >> autoridades investigan el caso, beatriz tiene detalles. >> así es la policía quiere saber sí hay más víctimas de la (hablan en inglés) que vieron bezando a una alumna. >> una ayudante de programa de niños es arrestado con cargos, es erick de 20 años de cometer actos lacivos contra una menor de 14 años de edad, la estaba besando y tocando de manera inapropiada. >> avisamos a la policía de san mateo y servicios de protección infantil, pusimos a la persona en licencia administrativa pagada, no puede trabajar en escuela. >> se arresto el viernes pasado, pago 100 mil dólares por pagar la fianza. >> los individuos no tienen que estar solos en ni un momento, por eso alguien vio y aviso. >> así mismo el distrito escolar notifico a los padres y hacen todo lo posible para tener seguridad. >> me siento incomoda por que preocupa mucho, queremos seguridad
the county. the controversial shooting of andy lopez happened two weeks ago in santa rosa. the 13-year-old was shot and killed while carrying a toy gun that looked like an assault rifle. the civil rights lawsuit claims the sheriff's department encourages the use of deadly force even when there's no threat to public safety. now, the sheriff's department says this investigation is still in the early stages and says the lawsuit is premature. >>> the city of sunnyvale may be getting tougher gun control laws if voters pass a new measure tomorrow. it's a controversial issue. janine de la vega is in sunnyvale to tell us more about what's going on out there. what people are saying. >> reporter: dave, whenever the issue of gun control comes up, people have passionate opinions. one man says he thinks more regulates -- regular lates are needed -- regulations are needed. this measure would require anyone whose gun is lost or stolen to inform police within 48 hours. and it requires those who sell ammunition to log and track sales. a local gun store is against the measure. opponents say it will not
but hope to have updates later,. >> there is new information about the shooting death of andy lopez there. he was shot to death by a sheriff's deputy while holding a bb gun that looked like an assault weapon, investigators say he was already mortarrally wounded by the time a second deputy got into position, they say this explains why only one fired shots at the teen. that has been one of the big questions surrounding this case. >>> also last night hundreds of people went to andy lopez's funeral in santa rosa. some family members were obviously overcome with grief. they prayed around his casket. the family had support and sympathy of the people. >> it was sad, my mom didn't know him and started crying and my lady and even if you knew him or not. >> i guess they are safe, they are supposed to be out here protecting the servant. >> last night's funeral followed another day of protest. >>> this is what it was like earlier in the day, a thousand people marching to the sheriff's office to protest the shooting and deputies there stood guard behind barricades and on the roof of the sheriff's head
shooting of a 13-year-old boy. andy lopez was shot by the sonoma county sheriff deputy last week. katie marzullo will have new information on the shooting at the top of the hour. >> the couple killed while walking theiring do by a suspected drunk driver will be layed to rest today. the private funeral for the singh's is held in hayward. >> four, the state public utility commission is set to vote today on new safety rules for bart and other transit agencies. it is in response to the october 19 accident that killed two bart workers inspecting tracks. the new rules would affect san francisco's muni and the transportation authority. >> number five, the boston red sox are the world series champs finishing out the cardinals game six at home, 6-1, with ortiz named the m.v.p. the third win in the last decade. >> we starting off clear and cool this morning but i have a halloween treat with warm weather on the way. i will tell you what it will be like when you head out this evening and cooler weather this weekend in the seven-day outlook. >> speak of treats, on the bay bridge toll plaza traffic i
the shootng death of 13-year old andy lopez santa rosa police say a witness who was in the area heard sheriff deputy erick gelhaus order lopez twice to drop what he believed was an ak-47 rifle twice. and gelhaus himself said he knows he yelled at least once to lopez to drop the rifle. but gelhaus said he is unsure whether he identified himself as a sheriff's deputy. police also say lopez was wearing a hooded sweatshirt but his hood was down. lopez was also not wearing andy headphones or earbuds. also, police say a second deputy was with gelhaus in the car, but by the time the second deputy got out of the car, the subject was engaged and the threat was the teenager charged with saw trying to shoot a romantic rival and stealing the lamborghini of celebrity chef guy fieri was found guilit in marin county. 19 year old max wade was found guilty of one count of premeditated attempted murder for firing shots into a pick up truck in april of 2012. he was also found guilty of auto theft and posession of stolen property in connection with the 2011 theft of a lamborghini belonging to celebrity chef guy
.com slash --/app. >> the funeral is held for a 13 -year-old andy lopez shot and killed on tuesday afternoon while walking with an air rifle resembling an ak-47 and was shot by a sheriff deputy. the deputy said he feared for his life and opened fire hitting lopez seven times. the f.b.i. has joined local agencies looking into the shooting. >> the district attorney is expected to open an investigation today into a senior live in facility accused much leaving patients to fend for themselves. four disabled patients were found in castro valley open saturday. the staff left after state folks ordered the facility closed. three workers including a janitor, stayed on the job without pay to care for the patients. the owner's attorney tells abc7 news there was sufficient staff. >> i base on what the paramedics did, transporting all 14 people out of there to the hospital. i am not a medical expert. we are in law enforcement. if the medics say we have to get everyone to a hospital, i go with what they say. >> the tone causes it a "misunderstanding," and says the owner is chronically ill. two other facili
-year-old andy lopez in sanity why rosa. this rally comes after hundreds of people attended a funeral mass last night for him. for many the grief was semplly overwhelming as friends and family placed the boy's casket in the back of a hearse. he was shot and killed by a son olympic wra county sheriff's deputy just last week. the deputy, he thought lopez's replica rifle was a real ak-47. parents, they say shooting -- this shooting sent a wave of sadness and fear throughout the community in santa rosa. >> i've had -- i don't want that to happen with my kids. >> i don't want my daughter to have to grow up with this happening to her in the future and to her friends. i don't want this to happen. basically to change in our community. >> the mourners say they are standing with the lopez family demanding justice for a shooting they say should have never happened. the fda also involved in this one, now conducting an independent investigation into the shooting. >>> a private funeral service will be held this afternoon for the menlo park couple killed by a suspected drunk driver. police say the c
county and the sheriff's anti-doping who shot and killed a 13-year-old boy. the family of andy lopez has filed three wrongful death claims in the case. the deputy shot and killed lopez last month. >>> plans for an upscale shopping center expansion go to the walnut creek city council next month. it is adding up to 300,000 square feet of retail space. as don knapp reports, to make it all happen 100 stores could get the boot. >> reporter: it's sunday and people in walnut creek are shopping, taking little notice of the public hearing signs tied to lamp posts. the signs refer to design divisions and a master plan that would add 300,000 square feet to the already bustling shopping area. >> the variety of shops that are offered, the outdoor feel. >> niemann mark us. >> nordstrom, macy's. all of the above. >> reporter: but the plans for the successful broadway plaza call for big changes beginning with new construction where about 100 shops now stands. the shops have to vacate by early next year. one shop en er told the san francisco business times she was surprised by a january 31st deadline to
and killed 13-year-old andy lopez. told investigators he did not remember if he identified himself as an officer before he shot lopez. lopez was holding a bb gun that looked like an ak 47 assault rifle. deputies thought it was a real gun and feared for his life. >>> earlier this week told you about massive backlog of weapons. ktvu is there as officers try to reduce that backlog one case at a time. >> you knew you were supposed to turn them over to authorities. >> i have no comment. get that out of my face. >> recently the homes of special agents went door to door. some of the surprising places they found illegally owned guns and what needs to change to clear up that backlog. all part of an exclusive special report tonight at 10:00 news. >> halloween night planes the streets will be packed with trick or treaters and that has law enforcement agencies stepping up their efforts. joins us live from a spooky looking. >> reporter: good morning. it's finally light outside . but earlier when it was darker, this house was very impressive with all of its glow in the dark spider webs, skeleton
is held this week for the teen shot and killed by a sonoma county sheriff. a 13-year-old andy lopez was shot while walking with a toy that resembled an ak-47. the deputy feared for his life and opened fire hitting lopez seven times. the f.b.i. has joined several local agencies looking into the shooting. >> the alameda district attorney is expected to open an investigation today in a senior living facility accused of living patients to fend for themselves. 14 disabled patients were found on saturday at valley springs manor after city officials ordered the facility closed. three workers including a janitor, stayed without pay to care for the patients. the owner's attorney say there was sufficient staff to handle the patients. authors disagree. >> i base it on the paramedics transporting all 14 patients out of there to the hospital. i am not a medical expert. if the medics say we need to get everyone to the hospital i go with what they say. >> the attorney says it is a misunderstanding and owner is chronically ill. the company owns two other facilities operating licenses there, too, we
questions in santa rosa about the sheriff's deputy who shot and killed andy lopez. the san francisco chronicle says the deputy told investigators he didn't remember if he identified himself as an officer before shooting lopez. lopez was holding a bb gun that looked like an ak-47 assault rifle. the deputy says he thought it was a real gun and feared for his life. >>> a marin county jury found a teenager max wade guilty of stealing a celebrity chef's lamborghini, they deliberated for eight hours, the jury convicted wade of auto theft, possessing a stolen car, and the more serious crimes of attempted murder and firing shots into an occupied car. wade is 19 years old. he was 17 at the time. prosecutors say he fired those shots at a young mandating a girl he liked. wade was found note guilty of trying to girl the girl, the mother said i wish he put that effort into something more positive. wade will be sentenced in december. >> the police chief said he is not immune to crime, someone broke into his car there, the chief said the thief took a jacket. that case remains unsolved. >>> later to
. last week sheriffs deputy eric shot and killed # 13-year-old andy lopez who was holding a toy gun that resembled an assault rifle. lopez's family will file a lawsuit in san francisco federal court today against sonoma county. they will also hold a news conference about their case on monday. >>> sonoma county supervisor due in court this morning to face charges stemming from an incident in july when he was found outside of a woman's home at 3:30 in the morning in his underwear. he has apologized for his behavior and said he is in treatment for alcoholism. there have been calls for carr april low to resign but he says he has no plans to step down. >>> at least one worker went to the valley springs medical facility after most of the staff had left. but the worker did nothing to end the chaos at that nursing home. investigators say the staff abandoned 14 sick, elderly, and bedridden patients last week after state regulators shut down the nursing home. they were being taken care of by a cook and janitor who had no medical or health care training. >>> it is a south bay story we have bee
. >> westbrook made the decision to file a formal complaint before andy lopez's death. a lawyer for deputy gelhaus told the "chronicle" gelhaus and another deputy thought the 13-year-old had a real ak-47. attorney terry leone says gelhaus opened fire because lopez posed a lethal threat. >>> a mother couldn't hide her emotions after her son was convicted of a crime that could lock him up for decades. >> i love you, baby. >> a marin county jury convicted 19-year-old max wade of grand theft auto and attempted murder. the stolen car was celebrity chef guy fieri's lamborghini stolen from a san francisco dealership. he was found guilty of trying to kill a man who was with a girl that he liked. >> it's a very difficult time for the family. >> wade was 17 when the crimes happened but he was tried as an ayou will d he could get up to 30 years in jail when he was sentenced this coming december. he was tried as an adult. >>> a man had his car broken into. someone broke into the san francisco police chief's car a few weeks ago outside his home and stole a jacket. chief suhr says he is not immune to cr
. the lawyer representing the family of andy lopez says the suit will be filed in san francisco today. lopez was killed 10 days ago as he walked in southwest santa rosa. he was carrying a plastic pellet gun that closely resembled an ak-47. >>> the parents of a stillborn baby suing a daly city hospital now for losing the child's body. julio and rina arriaza say seton medical center lost the remains back in october of last year. worker at a santa cruz laundry facility found the baby's body on a conveyor belt heading towards an industrial size the washing machine. >> we can't comment beyond acknowledging the fact that this is pending litigation. but our hearts certainly go out to this family and everyone here is praying for their comfort and consolation. >> the laundry facility washes linens for the hospital. it's not clear at this point how much money the couple's attorney is seeking from the hospital. >>> today is the day bart workers decide whether to accept new contracts. members of two unions are voting on the contracts that were worked out last month ending the strike. the proposals inclu
. >> they say they will have an account set up for the people who would like to build a two andy lopez's general. >> we are tracking a cold front bring in some snow to the sierra periods >> i will be walking you through monday's forecast when we come back. [ male announcer ] some things are simply better at home. like the enticing aroma and distinctive taste of nespresso. elegant capsules meet masterfully crafted machines, and one touch creates the perfect coffee, cappuccino, and latte. ♪ tempt all your senses with one extraordinary coffee. [ penélope cruz ] nespresso. what else? [ male announcer ] available at these fine retailers and nespresso-us.com. welcome back we're keeping our eyes on bay area weather we have a live look here showing snow around lake tahoe. >> this is a video here there is a few inches of snow on the ground and lake tahoe with a weather advisory. >> we are getting excited about the ski in season. >> we have cold temperatures and cloudy conditions and temperatures on the close eye but no snow for us and that's no is in the sierra. >> take a look at futurecast you will s
. there is another demonstration and vigil being planned for tonight for 13-year-old andy lopez in santa rosa. the rally comes after hundreds of people attended his funeral mass last night. the 13-year-old was shot and killed by a sun know onoma coun sheriff's deputy last week. he thought lopez' replica rifle was a real ak-47. they are conducting an independent investigation into the shooting. the nra says it will sue the city of sunnyvale if they pass a measure enacted some of the strictest laws in the couldn't interest country. the measure will go before voters next tuesday. christina loren says we are expecting some sunshine. >>> it is going to be nice later on today. good morning to you at home. it is cold to start the day, 36 in santa rosa. 37 in napa. 44 in san jose. we are in the upper 30s in gilroy. we want to show you a live picture of the reason why it is nice and clear to start the day. no blanket of low clouds to trap in the warmth. the sun is going to be out in full force later on. we will warm up. 71, livermore, 66, fremont. we are going to jump out of the upper 50s into the mid
quarantine at the animal shelter. >>> the deputy who shot and killed 13-year-old andy lopez says he can't remember if he identified himself as law enforcement before opening fire and shooting and killing that young man. both dispatch records and eyewitness reports show that only about ten seconds passed between the time the deputy confronted lopez and the actual shooting. >> meantime, hundreds of people take to the streets of santa rosa again chanting andy over and over. they want justice for the teen's death. last week a deputy as we pointed out mistook the boy's replica gun for an ak-47 and shot lopez seven times. those marching believe the shooting was unnecessary and hope to make a change. the fbi now investigating this shooting. >>> right now a check on the halloween forecast. christina loren says perfect for getting all of the candy you can. >> that's right. trying to eat it all at once. that's a bad idea. good morning to you. as you can see here looking really good to start the day. this is from high atop san bruno mountain. looking really clear at this point. as a result all of
-year- old andy lopez. the boy's mother filed the claim yesterday. she says her son was unjustly killed by deputy erick gelhaus. the claim says that the sheriff's office failed to develop adequate training policies for using deadly force. it does not specify an amount for damages. gelhaus shot lopez on october 22nd after he reported seeing the teen carrying a replica ak-47. >> >> a developing story this morning. police respond to 9-1-1 calls and find a woman wounds. tennyson road and sleepy kron four's mike pelton is live at the scene with an mike? >> this is all to rob the morning that residence at this apartment complex stated that shootings have beefed come common here. the police told me that they have little to go on. emergency crews were loading the victim and taking her to the hospital. police say that about 11:00 p.m. last night they heard--received a call about shots being fired. this from a woman in the parking lot suffering from gunshot wounds. they're trying to figure out who she is and that they have few leads. >> a neighbor stated that they have had problems with guns and
of a 13-year-old boy. hundreds gathered in winsor yesterday to pay respect to andy lopez. last week a deputy shot lopez seven times killing him. the fbi is now conducting an independent investigation. >>> whipping winds caused a scene in the bay area from toppling trees and knocking out power to overturning big rigs. the strength of the winds quite evident. at least one truck driver suffered minor injuries. >>> they died down a bit. let's look at the forecast with meteorologist christina loren. good morning. >> good morning, marla. the winds are dropping off. we saw gusts to 75 miles per hour through the altamont pass. this morning we still have pretty strong speeds that will be the case the next few hours. as we progress throughout the day the winds will drop off and the shower chances increase. best chance later today in the south bay and east bay. 63 degrees in concord, 61 san jose, it's going to be cold. then we warm up tuesday into wednesday, upper 60s to low 70s return. here is mike inouye and your drive. >> we have returned to your coliseum. during the 6:00 hour we had a back
and the county. claiming the shooting was unconstitutional. the lawsuit alleges the deputy shot andy lopez without reasonable cause and that violated the boy's fourth amendment. almost two weeks ago the deputy mistook the boy's replica rifle for a real ak-47 and shot him seven times. the deputy claims the boy started to pointvj$ that at hid he feared for his life. we'll keep you posted on that. monday morning, how's it looking? >> pretty good, jon. let's start with the weather headlines. breezy to windy. a warm-up through wednesday. and then the big story is we are looking toward the return of shower chances into the end of the week and this weekend. 73 degrees for livermore, 69 in fremont, 70 here in san jose. looking good for slight warming tomorrow, we'll peak on wednesday. the clouds will increase and the best chance for rain looks like late saturday into sunday, mostly north of the golden gate bridge. good morning to mike. >> a lot of folks got a running start for the commute. that's caused additional bogdown. slow all over for the bay. we're looking to the south bay. jamming where i
and killed 8th 8th grader andy lopez after mistaking his toy for a real rifle. now, a santa rosa man is telling the chronicle the same deputy pulled a gun on him during a highway traffic stop two months early. the man said gailhouse was so ire rational, he questioned the deputy's emotional stability. >>> there is disturbing new information about the castro valley nursing home scandal. at least one worker for the department of social services went to the valley springs manor after a most of the staff had left. but the report says the worker did nothing to end the chaos at the nursing home. investigators say the staff essentially abandoned 14 sick, elderly and bedridden patients last week after state regulators shut the nursing home down. a cook and a janitor with no formal training took care of the abandoned patients. >>> south bay homeless advocates say more and more homeless people are living on buses to get shelter and say warm. the mercury news reports homeless men and women are using the 22bta bus as a shelter every night. that bus is the only 24 hour bus line in the system. it g
but his hood was down. lopez was also not wearing andy headphones or earbuds. also, police say a second deputy was with gelhaus in the car, but by the time the second deputy got out of the car, the subject was engaged and the threat was neutralized. >> the teenager charged with trying to shoot a romantic rival and stealing the lamborghini of celebrity chef guy fieri was found guilit in marin county. 19 year old max wade was found guilty of one count of premeditated attempted murder for firing shots into a pick up truck in april of 2012. he was also found guilty of auto theft and posession of stolen property in connection with the 2011 theft of a lamborghini belonging to celebrity chef guy fieri prosecutors say wade stole the sports car to impress a girl. even though wade was convicted as an adult, his attorney says the fact that he was a minor when the crimes were committed must >> the judge has to take into account the age and the class of maturity. >> a sentencing date is set for december 16th. max wade is facing 20 years to life in prison. >> we will take a break. coming up on the kr
who sot and killed 13-year-old andy lo pest, the san francisco kong kel says he told investigators investigators he didn't remember if he identified himself before shooting lopez, lopez was holding a bb gun that looked like an ak-47 assault rifle, the deputy says he thought it was reel and feared for his life. >>> max wade the young man accused of attempted murder and stealing the scar of a celebrity chef now awaits sentencing after being found guilty of crimes that may put him in prison for a long time, the jury deliberated for eight hours and convicted him of attempted murder and stealing the celebrity chef's lamborghini. prosecutors say he was infatuated with a girl and could not handle seeing her with another guy so he targeted that young man. wade was 17 at the time those crimes were committed. >> a life with parole allegation, i don't think that should apply to someone that you know when -- when the conviction happened when they were 17. >> his lawyer is hoping the judge takes his age and maturity level into consideration when he is sentenced, he was found not guilty of tryin
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